More Than Just a Dental Appointment: Meet the Faces Behind Your Smile at Dental Elements

Meet the Smile Makers of Dental Elements

At Dental Elements, we believe that your dental experience should be as positive and comfortable as possible. That’s why we’re proud to introduce you to our amazing team, the heart of our practice. From the moment you walk in the door, you’ll be greeted by the friendly faces of our welcoming front desk staff, who are always happy to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

Our dedicated dental assistants and hygienists are not only highly skilled and experienced, but also incredibly compassionate and patient. They will work closely with you throughout your treatment, providing exceptional care and support every step of the way

Each member of our team is passionate about helping you achieve and maintain optimal oral health. We believe in building strong relationships with our patients, and we’re committed to providing you with personalized, gentle care in a warm and inviting environment.

Get to know the talented team behind your smile today!

CATHY – Dental Hygienist

Born and raised in the vibrant country of Kenya, Cathy brings a warm smile and infectious enthusiasm to Dental Elements. After graduating with honors from Boise State University with a business degree, she discovered her passion for oral health and pursued her dental hygiene degree at Carrington College.

Before finding her home in Colorado, Cathy generously volunteered her time at a dental clinic, helping others achieve healthy smiles. Now, she’s dedicated to providing the same compassionate care to her patients at Dental Elements.

Cathy is a firm believer in the power of preventive care. She knows that a beautiful smile thrives on a foundation of good oral hygiene, and she loves sharing her knowledge and empowering patients to take charge of their health.

Whether you’re looking for a gentle touch, a friendly face, or expert advice on keeping your smile healthy and bright, you’ll find a trusted partner in Cathy.

GABRIELA – Dental Hygienist

Born and raised in the heart of America, Gabriela brings a warm Midwestern charm to Dental Elements. After graduating with a Bachelor’s in Dental Hygiene from Wichita State University, she knew her mission was to help others achieve their healthiest smiles.

With a background in both chemistry and Spanish, Gabriela’s knowledge and language skills make her an invaluable asset to our team. Her passion for teaching and healthcare perfectly compliments her role as a dental hygienist, allowing her to educate and empower her patients in a friendly and encouraging manner.

Gabriela believes that seeing the positive impact of good oral health firsthand is incredibly rewarding. She thrives on helping patients achieve their dental goals and enjoys building genuine relationships with them along the way.

When she’s not busy working her magic on smiles, you can find Gabriela exploring the vibrant city of Denver with her husband, cherishing moments with loved ones, or venturing off on exciting weekend getaways. Whether it’s a refreshing bike ride, a relaxing picnic in the park, or trying a new hobby, Gabriela embraces life with open arms and a contagious smile.

Gabriela is more than just a dental hygienist; she’s your dental cheerleader, your trusted guide, and your partner in achieving a healthy, happy smile.

CAIT – Dental Assistant

Born and raised amidst the rolling hills and vibrant music scene of North Carolina, Cait brings a touch of Southern charm and a melodic spirit to Dental Elements. After graduating with a degree in Classical Music from the University of North Carolina at Asheville, her love for the mountains drew her to Denver in 2016. Here, she embraces the city’s vibrant culture and stunning natural beauty, always finding new melodies in the bustle of life.

In 2022, Cait embarked on a new chapter, discovering a passion for the dental field. She enjoys the rewarding experience of working alongside patients, helping them achieve optimal oral health and navigate their dental journey with confidence. Her gentle touch and calming presence make her a true asset to the Dental Elements team.

Whether you’re a seasoned dental patient or simply curious about maintaining a healthy smile, Cait is here to guide you with a smile and a song in her heart. So, let her lend her musical expertise to your oral health journey, and together, you can create a harmonious smile that shines bright.

JILLIAN – Dental Assistant

Born and raised under the Colorado sun, Jillian brings a ray of sunshine and a touch of mountain spirit to Dental Elements. Recently settled in Denver with her boyfriend and their energetic mini Aussie pup, Astro, she’s ready to embrace everything the city has to offer.

Jillian’s passion for healthcare began with her experience in phlebotomy. Now, she’s diligently pursuing her Associates in Applied Science at Community College of Denver, aiming to eventually take the leap into the exciting world of dental hygiene.

When she’s not juggling textbooks and patient appointments, you can find Jillian soaking up the Denver sunshine with friends and family, her furry companion by her side. Knitting needles click rhythmically as she creates cozy masterpieces, while a steaming cup of tea warms her hands and a good book transports her to another world. And when wanderlust strikes, she sets her sights on warm, water-kissed destinations, ready for new adventures.

Carrying the legacy of her trailblazing grandmother, the first female dentist to graduate from CU, Jillian is passionate about making the dental experience positive and welcoming for everyone. Her goal is to dispel any anxiety and replace it with comfort and trust. After all, good dental health is a treasure worth celebrating, and Jillian is here to guide you on your journey with a smile.

So, whether you’re a seasoned patient or just starting your dental adventure, Jillian is here to greet you with open arms and a friendly face. She’s your Denver dynamo, your smile cheerleader, and your partner in achieving optimal oral health.

ANNE – Patient Coordinator

Denver native, Anne, isn’t your typical dental professional. Her journey began with a creative spark, earning a degree in Apparel Design & Merchandising from Central Michigan University. She then brought that creativity to life, crafting magical moments for guests at Walt Disney World in sunny Florida.

In 2008, the allure of the Mile High City drew Anne to Colorado. She quickly discovered Denver’s vibrant energy rivaled any sunshine state, and she’s called Downtown Denver home since 2015. An active city dweller, Anne enjoys the city’s cultural scene, from concerts and Broadway shows at the Buell Theater to exploring the diverse culinary offerings.

Despite her own experience with dental anxiety, Anne is passionate about making every patient feel comfortable and cared for. She understands the importance of a trusting relationship with your dental provider and is grateful to have found a practice that prioritizes patient concerns. Anne thrives on positive interactions and ensures each patient feels welcome and supported.

Whether you’re a new or returning patient, Anne’s genuine warmth and friendly smile will put you at ease. She’s dedicated to partnering with you on your dental journey, helping you achieve a healthy smile with confidence.

Schedule Your Consultation Today!

Schedule an appointment today and discover the difference a caring and experienced team can make. We’re confident you’ll leave with a smile that shines as bright as the Denver sunshine.

Dr. Thurman and the team at Dental Elements are fantastic and can be relied upon for outstanding service and care 100% of the time. I would highly recommend Dr. Thurman to anyone seeking a dentist in the Denver area.

- Jill S.

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